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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Bangladesh to Myanmar.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[GB]
Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms erect; 1200-1500 cm long; 40-80 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; 10-20 cm long; mid-green. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement three, or several; in a clump; with 1 branch dominant; thinner than stem. Culm-sheaths deciduous; hispid; with black hairs; auriculate; ciliate on shoulders. Culm-sheath blade ovate; as wide as sheath at base. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 15-25 cm long; 20-30 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pilose; hairy abaxially.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Synflorescence bractiferous; clustered at the nodes; in untidy tufts; with axillary buds at base of spikelet; prophyllate below lateral spikelets; leafy between clusters.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 4-9 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets linear; laterally compressed; 40-70 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite; 4-10 mm long; pilose; hairy at tip.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 4-9 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets linear; laterally compressed; 40-70 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite; 4-10 mm long; pilose; hairy at tip.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes several; persistent; similar; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume ovate; without keels. Upper glume ovate; without keels.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma lanceolate; 10-30 mm long; without keel. Lemma surface glabrous. Lemma apex acute. Palea 10-19 mm long. Palea keels wingless. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Lodicules 3; membranous. Anthers 6; 10 mm long. Ovary umbonate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Caryopsis with adherent pericarp.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China. Asia-tropical: India and Indo-China. South America: Mesoamericana.
Reference
Bambuseae. Fl Meso-Am 1997.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Colombia

Doubtfully present in:

China Southeast

Native to:

Bangladesh, Myanmar

Introduced into:

Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Vietnam

Bambusa longispiculata Gamble appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 5, 1985 Puerto Rico K001472207
Jan 10, 1950 Puerto Rico K001472203
Jan 10, 1950 Puerto Rico K001472204
Jan 10, 1950 Puerto Rico K001472205
Oliver, J.W. [s.n.], Myanmar K000854812
Oliver, J.W. [s.n.], Myanmar K000854807
Oliver, J.W. [s.n.], Myanmar K000854809
Oliver, J.W. [s.n.], Myanmar K000854805
Oliver, J.W. [s.n.], Myanmar K000854810
Oliver, J.W. [s.n.], Myanmar K000854808
Oliver, J.W. [s.n.], Myanmar K000357946 Unknown type material
Oliver, J.W. [s.n.], Myanmar K000357945 Unknown type material
s.coll. [s.n.], Myanmar K000854811
Oliver, J.W. [s.n.], Myanmar K000854806
McClure, F.A. [21216], Panama K001472144
McClure, F.A. [21216], Panama K001472145
Puerto Rico K001472198
Puerto Rico K001472199
Puerto Rico K001472200
Puerto Rico K001472201
Puerto Rico K001472202
Puerto Rico K001472206
Puerto Rico K001472208
Puerto Rico K001472209
Puerto Rico K001472210

First published in D.Brandis, Indian Trees: 668 (1906)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (1994). Flora Mesoamericana 6: 1-543. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Giraldo-Cañas, D. (2011). Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia Darwiniana 49: 139-247.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (1994). Flora Mesoamericana 6: 1-543. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Giraldo-Cañas, D. (2011). Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia Darwiniana 49: 139-247.
  • H?, P.-H. (2000). Câyc? Vi?tnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam, ed. 2, 3: 1-1020. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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